FAQs

Frequently Asked/Answered Questions

Wildlife Action Plan FAQs

Check out these FAQs to learn more about a Wildlife Action Plan

What does Congress require in a Wildlife Action Plan?

Fish Health Program

Vermont's Fish Health program helps protect wild fish populations and fish reared at fish culture stations by preventing and managing serious fish diseases.

interactions causing fish disease

The program is responsible for:

Fishing Tournaments FAQs

Woman holding fish

Whether you’re organizing a fishing tournament or want to find one, here are the answers to many of the questions asked about fishing tournaments.

Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia FAQs

Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS) is a deadly fish virus, first discovered in the Great Lakes. Vermont has adopted regulations to prevent the introduction of VHS to our waters.

Using Baitfish FAQs

Have questions about using baitfish? Check the FAQs below for answers to the most common inquiries.

Clean Vessel Act Grant

Provides funding for the construction, renovation, operation, or maintenance of pumpout stations, pumpout boats, and dump stations used by boaters.

Hunter Ed FAQs

Answers to your questions about hunting safety in Vermont.

Green Mountain National Forest Bear Study FAQs

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is studying how the construction and operation of wind turbines in the Green Mountain National Forest affects local bears. This is the first wind energy development proposal within a national forest nationwide. The study will help inform future wind energy developments that are proposed in bear habitat.

What are the goals of the study?

The primary goal is to better understand habitat use to help conserve bears.

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Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife
Commissioner Louis Porter

1 National Life Drive
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Montpelier, VT 05620-3702
802-828-1000
fwinformation@vermont.gov

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